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The grand saloon.The grand saloon.
The grand saloon.

© National Maritime Museum, London

Repro ID: 58_1389
Title: The grand saloon.
Description: The rigid class structure and social conventions of 19th century Britain were strictly adhered to on passenger ships like the 'Great Eastern'. This microcosm of Victorian society kept the first-, second- and third-class passengers strictly segregated throughout a voyage.
Creator: 'Illustrated London News'
Date: 1859
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London


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